It seems that CTU is getting some help from Starbuck next season. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Battlestar Galactica actress Katee Sackhoff has joined the cast of 24 for Season 8.

Sackhoff, best known for her role as Kara "Starbuck" Thrace on Battlestar Galactica, will portray Dana Walsh, an expert data analyst at CTU who harbors a mysterious past along with feelings for CTU agent Davis Cole, to be played by Freddie Prinze Jr.

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The eighth season is currently in production with Sackhoff's role the last major role to be cast for the season. Other newcomers to the series include, Prinze Jr., Jennifer Westfeldt, Mykelti Williamson, John Boyd and Chris Diamantopoulos.